John has spent nearly a decade specializing in product marketing, today focusing on data security and IBM Security’s open, modernized, hybrid multicloud platform. In this capacity, John works closely with his team and their product development and offering management counterparts to develop creative assets and messaging that differentiate IBM Security products and services – including Guardium, Data Security Services, Cloud Pak for Security, Security with IBM Garage, and MaaS360. John represents IBM through his participation in live educational webcasts, industry events, conferences and trade shows, and is a blog contributor on SecurityIntelligence.com. In his spare time, John enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and their four beagles. He is an avid cyclist, cook, and fly fisherman who loves watching his favorite sports teams dominate (all except for that last part; he is a fan of the Washington Football Team).